Below Are NOTES About Today's Sant Mat Satsang PODCAST (1-25-19): From Darkness to Light -- Guidance About Meditation Practice -- Spiritual Awakening Radio With James Bean
Spiritual Awakening Radio (and Sant Mat Satsang Podcasts), heard on various community, public radio stations and the web, explores the world of spirituality, comparative religion, world scriptures and other books, East and West, God, meditation, out of body or near death experiences (inner space), the vegan diet and other ahimsa ethics -- education for a more peaceful planet.
Today's Program -- Contents -- Program Outline
Passages about solitude, silence, and meditation from: Thomas Merton, Caroline Stephen, The Lord of Silence (a Quaker publication), Thomas Kelly, Saint Thomas -- the Apostle to India, Nag Hammadi Library:
Apocryphon of John,
Book of Allogenes,
Trimorphic Protennoia, and
Thunder: Perfect Mind,
The Book of Enoch, Hebrew Bible: Psalm 46: 10 ("Be still and know that I Am God."), The Acts of Peter, The Jesus Sutras of China, The Tao Te Ching,
and Soamiji Maharaj from the Sar Bachan Radhasoami Poetry -- also shared here:
"Meditate: Sit still and you will reach your destination.
Walk fast and you will go nowhere."
Introductory Meditation Instructions, a Convenient Method from Huzur Baba Sawan Singh;
Introductory Meditation Instructions from Kirpal Singh (finding Jyoti or Inner Light at the Third Eye);
Guidance about Meditation Practice from:
A Spiritual Seekers Guide (on how Love/Bhakti is the Key),
Maharshi Mehi Paramhans and Shri Bhagirath Baba (Seven Stages of Meditation described in, The Philosophy of Liberation, on correct posture, Brahma-Muhurta/The Hour of Elixir, Thrice-Daily Meditation, Meditation and the Dreamstate),
Couplets of Swami Sant Sevi Ji Maharaj,
Swami Achyutanand Baba (Yoga of Inner Light & Sound), and,
Huzur Maharaj Rai Saligram: The Gospel of Sant Mat in a Nutshell: The River of Sound That Connects Souls to the Ocean of Love (God);
Links Referred to During Today's Satsang Podcast
Qualifications for Initiation -- scroll down to: The Ethical Foundation of Sant Mat -- Ahimsa Values -- The Five Precepts, and, Initiation Into Surat Shabd Yoga -- Inner Light and Sound Meditation By A Living Master (Sant Satguru) here: